Business Visa Thailand

Business visas in Thailand

Visas primarily for conducting business and investment activities or working in Thailand

Three main types of Non-Immigrant business visas in Thailand

💼 B: Business visa

  • 90 days per entry
  • Valid for 1 year
  • Carry out work or business-related activities.
  • Carry out teaching-related activities

🏢 B-A: Business-approved visa

  • 1 year per entry
  • Valid for 1 year
  • Must be applied for by the hiring company
  • Must be approved by the Office of the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok
  • carry out work or investment activities relating to the applicant’s company

🏦 IB: Investment and business visa

  • 90 days per entry
  • Valid for 1 year
  • Issued for work on BOI-approved investment projects
  • Carry out investment-related activities

Business visas are issued for three main purposes in Thailand: Work, Investment, and teaching. It is important to ensure that the hiring company is legitimate and meets necessary work permit criteria before applying.

Business visa’s are generally issued for short-term business and investment activities. Check out options for long-term residence visas if you plan to work longer than a few months in Thailand.

Documents required for a non-immigrant business visa

  • Passport valid for at least 6 months.
  • Proof of funds (20 000 Baht)
  • Corporate documents of the hiring company (if applicable)
  • Invitation from the company (if applicable)
  • Proof of investment (if applicable)
  • Recent color photography

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